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Gabriel Adrián (Gabriel) Gómez Giglio

Gabriel Gómez Giglio is the Chair of the Latin American Banking & Finance Practice of Baker McKenzie and a member of the Global Steering Committee of the Financial Institutions Industry Group of the firm. He advises clients on a variety of general commercial issues. His practice is focused on the areas of transactional and regulatory matters including but not limited to multinational financial transactions, commercial agreements and mergers and acquisitions. Gabriel has been referred to as “one of the best banking lawyers in Argentina” and as “a very professional and business-oriented lawyer with a profound knowledge of the law” (Chambers, Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer). He is also a member of the Board and Adjunct Professor of Law of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and a Visiting Professor with the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary College, University of London.

The speed and volume of change in the crypto asset markets has accelerated across the globe, with established financial institutions increasingly entering the sector whilst regulators look to keep pace. Recent high-profile developments and market volatility have led to growing calls for scrutiny and regulatory controls. Navigating this fast paced environment, within a sometimes disjointed regulatory framework, can be challenging.
This virtual seminar series will provide insights on how the regulatory landscape is changing and discuss the future of crypto within the financial services sector. Set out below are details of our 2022 series.

Decree 277/2022 was regulated by means of Decree 484/2022, published in the Official Gazette on 16 August 2022. The Decree created the Foreign Exchange Market Access Regimes for Incremental Oil Production and Natural Gas Production and provides flexibility to access the foreign exchange market for a percentage of the amount of the incremental production volume or the incremental injection volume, as the case may be. The Regulation establishes the general conditions for accessing the benefit both for E&P companies and their direct suppliers and/or associated third parties.

By means of Communication “A” 7532, the Central Bank of Argentina established new restrictions regarding access to the foreign exchange market for the payment of imports of goods and the payment of imports of services to unrelated counterparties, among others.